“Girlfriend Is Better” by Talking Heads (1983)

Speaking In Tongues takes David Byrne’s weirdness, tosses it in a blender with the avant garde funk sounds that Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz developed during their time as the Tom Tom Club, and what comes out is pretty damn glorious. It’s accessible without feeling like a sellout move. And it’s a perfect album for 1983,… Read More “Girlfriend Is Better” by Talking Heads (1983)

“Burning Down The House” by Talking Heads (1983)

To me, Talking Heads’ dopeness is a clear bell curve. Actually, it’s not a clear bell curve. Their first three albums have flashes of brilliance, the next two records are dope, and the last three albums are the sound of a band getting extremely bored. “Burning Down The House” is the New York art-rockers’ biggest… Read More “Burning Down The House” by Talking Heads (1983)